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and rescued the boy. during the operation they shot and killed jimmy lee dykes. the little boy was taken to the hospital where he spent the night with family and security and authorities say he is in good spirits. >> he is doing fine, he is laughing joking playing, eating, the things that you would expect a normal 5 to 6- year-old young man to do. >> jimmy lee dykes snatched the little boy from the school bus last tuesday and fatally shot the boy. they are now checking out jimmy lee dykes' property for explosive devices. >>> they have released a man they say beat a 74-year-old woman during a home invasion. he is thin build with a light complexion and it happened on mahoning any drive -- happen -- mahoning drive yesterday afternoon. >>> some parents are calling for reform. they are urging this grant and parents and teachers are so angry after he kicked a expect needs student in 2010. in a public statement he failed to acknowledge this. >>> he finds americans spent 5.5 billion hours sitting in traffic in 2011 and the clogged roads cost $21 billion in time and fuel. the oakland area tied wi
20 children on his bus. he shot him -- jimmy lee dykes shot him and -- jimmy lee dykes shot him -- jimmy lee dykes shot him and then took a five- year-old and held him in an underground bunker as has been holding him ever since. >>> the fog may be -- i will let steve explain that, i saw some on the san mateo bridge and that's why we have a meteorologist on our staff he can explain that stuff. it does look good for the bay bridge toll plaza and when you get there, it has been light at the toll plaza with no major problems. i want to check out san jose downtown, it does not look too bad, northbound 208 traffic is moving a -- 280 traffic is moving along well. >> coastal inland fog, there is a lot of coast and bay fog helped along by a system coming in. it was clear and we have been dealing with 40s and 50s. oakland airport 48 half-moon bay, 41 san jose and i have seen it at antioch more in the 40s tropical clouds staying out of the south one system is showing a stronger system coming in on thursday and i think we will get a lot of cold air out of it. coastal fog more so than inland
information. we know that this line of communication with jimmy lee dykes has been opened overnight. we know that the temperatures overnight have been below freezing for the first time so, that has been the greatest worry for the safety of this boy. but, again, a news conference is scheduled to start in just about five minutes. if you see me look off to my left just about probably 40, 50 feet from me is where this news conference will happen. of course we'll bring you updates as they come in. miguel? >> what have you learned, victor, about how this 5-year-old is holding up right now? >> reporter: well, i can tell you up with of the things that has been reported over the past couple days is that he has been heard crying. and that originated from a comment from the mayor of midland city, virgil skipper. so i spoke with him this morning about if he, indeed, heard the boy crying himself. so i said, have you been to the bunker? she said no, i haven't been past the barrier. did you speak with someone who heard the boy crying i asked him. he said no one told me that specifically. so that was specul
's abductor jimmy lee dykes broke down monday afternoon. they took the young -- jimmy lee dykes took the young boy off a school bus, and authorities feared for the boy's safety and stormed the underground retreat. >> i believe i heard a shot. >> give us a sense of how loud of a boom. >> very loud? >> yes, it literally made me jump off the ground. >> reporter: jimmy lee dykes was shot and killed. ethan was reunited with his family at a local hospital. his uncle said he was kept overnight and they have many days of work ahead of them but this morning the entire community is sharing a collective sense of relief. >> these men and women, they are parents as well and it is a relief for us to be able to reunite a mother with her child. >> reporter: now behind me police are processing the crime scene but there is a bit of good news. ethan has a big day tomorrow and it is his 6th birthday no doubt his family has a lot to celebrate. i am sarah gannon, back to you. >>> a dramatic high speed crash involving a woman driving a stolen jeep and it was all caught on camera. it happened at noon on the intersect
and rescued the five-year-old who was kidnapped by jimmy lee dykes and during that operation they shot and killed 55-year- old jimmy lee dykes. the little boy spent the night with his family in the hospital and he was in good spirits. >> he is laughing joking playing eating, the things that you would expect a normal 5 to 6-year-old young man to do. >> he is actually about to turn six years old and authorities said jimmy lee dykes snatched the little boy from a school bus last tuesday and shot and killed the bus driver. a bomb squad is checking out his property for possible explosive devices. >>> the federal administration is requiring boeing to run new test flights on the dreamliner jet. all 787s are grounded after battery fires last month. they are looking into whether lithium batteries work just to get to the cause of problems. they say the landings showed the same problems the dreamliner had on ewhile on the ground -- while on the ground in boston. >>> bay area prices for gas are nearly $3.90 per gallon and they are near $4 in parts of southern california. done expect the prices to
on this compound. >> the fbi says agents stormed the bunker after suspect jimmy lee dykes became more agitated. authorities aren't releasing details but the former assistant director federal government fbi says dykes allowed food and toys to be delivered giving the agents the chance to use a flash-bang device before raiding the bunker. the boy appears to be doing well. >>> some parents in an east bay school district want the superintendent fired. there is an online petition in the brentwood unified school district calling for the removal. a teacher was accused of child abuse involving a 5-year-old autistic child. >>> how about weather and traffic? lawrence is here to tell us about a wee bit of rain. >> it would be nice to see rain make a return to the bay area. >> not today. looks like just some clouds out there right now. low clouds have swept onshore this morning, going to be slow to break up. really by the afternoon, partly cloudy skies. out over the bay you can see some of the clouds up above the bay bridge. the temperatures as a result not quite as
deteriorated this afternoon and that jimmy lee dykes was seen with agog, that is when they decided to -- with a gun, that is when they decided to enter the bunker. witnesses heard a explosion and gunfire. the boy has adhd and wasn't hurt. >> fbi agents fearing the child was in danger, entered and rescued the child. the child is physically unharmed and being treated at a local hospital. >> jimmy lee dykes was a vietnam veteran. he was known as a anti- government loaner. neighbors say he beat a dog to death once with a led pipe. >>> president obama brought his push for gun control to minnesota today. he met with leaders in minneapolis on what the city has done to reduce gun violence. he is promoting a ban on assault weapons. he want to strengthen mental health screenings for gun buyers. >> john kerry reported for his first day on the job. john kerry received a cheering ovation today. he paid tripute to u.s. ambassador chris stevens and trie -- tribute to u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three others killed in benghazi last year. >> i pledge to you this, i will not let their bravery
not released the suspects' name, but local news outlets have identified him as jimmy lee dykes. they say the standoff between dykes and authorities began after he shot a bus driver and took the boy off a school bus. he has kept the child in an underground bunker for the past three days. retail giant walmart is putting a limit on how much ammunition customers can buy. this comes after a surge in demand following the deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary in connecticut. joe johns reports. >> wal-mart is not the only retailer. this spans of a new store is setting a limit of only 10 boxes per day for semiautomatic weapons. there is increased demands and retail stores nationwide. firearms have a few reasons why. increased gun prices and record highs. more guns, more ammunition, and higher traffic at gun. with increased activity and they are purchasing more rounds. >> this could be increasing more. there is a proposal for a ticket% tax on ammunition. what ever the cost table set a limit. this will limit individuals and require background checks. there right now a fugitive drug addict can wa
the suspect as jimmy lee dykes, say he could stay holed up for a while. the death toll in the explosion at the headquarters of mexico's state-owned oil company. has now risen to 32. investigators say, the blast which collapsed the lower floors of the pemex building in mexico city yesterday. appears to have been accidental. but all possibilities are being examined. more than 120 people were injured. a government official says, early signs point to a problem in an area that housed electrical and air- conditioning equipment. >> a big headache for bank of america customers today. when its online banking system crashed! the issue first came about this morning, but as of now. the customers are still unable to access their account online. customers trying to log on. saw a message that said the site was "temporarily unavailable." however, customers can still access their accounts at a-t-m's and at banking centers. bank of america said, it is working on the problem, but would not elaborate on what caused the outage, nor when the site will be back up. twitter says, its web site has been hacked. a
are following tonight, a hostage crisis in alabama now on day five. 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes is in constant communication with police, as he continues to hold a 5-year-old boy in his underground shelter. fox's craig boswell is live from midland city, alabama with the latest. >> reporter: maureen, good evening to you. investigators have listed items, including a heater and blankets and also toys provided to the boy in the bunker. those were new items. they also had a message for the alleged kidnapper. >> i want to thank him for taking care of our child. that's, that's very important. >> reporter: investigators say alleged alabama gunman and kidnapper jimmy jimmy lee dykes is allowing food, warmth, toys and medicine to a 5-year- old boy he's been holding in a bunker tuesday since. as of now, the suspect is showing no signs of giving in. a day after the schoolbus was towed away as evidence, more stories are being told about the bus driver, charles poland, jr. >> surely this man died an american hero. >> the laughter and the love he had for kids, somebody would lay their life down. that's a h
-old jimmy lee dykes is holding the boy in an underground bunker stocked with supplies. only means of communication through a narrow ventilation pipe. the boy is autistic. medication has though been delivered through the pipe and police say jimmy lee dykes grabbed him after shooting the boy's school bus driver. >>> a middle school student faces charges for a school yard shooting in atlanta. a 14-year-old was shot and wounded in the next thursday. the young gunman fired several rounds before an armedecurity guard was able to take away the weapon. police believe the two students had an altercation before the shooting. the victim was released from the hospital last night. >>> the country is remembering a national tragedy this morning. ten years since the space shuttle "columbia" disaster. bells will toll at space centers across the country at 9:16 a.m. the moment "columbia" broke apart on re-entry killing all five crew members over eastern texas during a teleconference with nasa, a group of high school science students in texas recalled what they saw and what they heard. >> i actually
of that bunker which is how they had knowledge jimmy lee dykes had a gun. fbi officials did confirm via e-mail that he thinks dykes was killed by law enforcement. but the fbi is processing the scene and they will release details about the shooting of dykes very soon. he says it's very important that the agency keeps certain tactics private. the feds need to protect their resources. a loud boom was heard on the scene when police stormed the bunker. they felt he was in imminent danger. last night they continued to sweep the property to check for buried bombs while the neighborhood behind me does in fact remain evacuated. martha: that little boy is celebrating a very big day tomorrow. i can't imagine what this has been like for his parents. are there any reports on how he's doing, how he's holding up at this point? >> he's doing very well. he's home or in the hospital with his mother on the eve of his 6th birthday. we are seeing the community come together. they are all signing birthday cards. the vigils we have seen nightly have turned into celebrations. >> it's been really hard on the comm
-year-old jimmy lee dykes was shot when authorities stormed the underground bunker where he was keeping this child. folks in the area say they are very happy this little boy is okay. >> we prayed for him to come out strong and safe and for his mother to wrap her arms around him and for him to know we have been praying. and it's unbelievable the support that this town has thrown in for this. >> relief was my first thought. everyone i have spoken to, just a tremendous feeling of relief. martha: i breathed a huge sigh of relief when i saw this little boy was released safely. here is congresswoman martha robey who represents the district where the little boy was taken. thank god this child is okay. what have we learned from this and was is your reaction to this mission this morning? >> let me say first to ethan and his mother and all of his family how relieved we are. i'm a mom. i have two small children. and i can just say beyond representing this district, more from the standpoint of a a mom, i can't imagine the anguish this family has gone through. and i would say to mr. poland's family,
captive. the man who neighbors identify as 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes has been held up in an underground shelter since tuesday. police say he is holding a five- year-old boy that he snatched from a school bus after shooting and killing the driver. >> they stopped the bus and mr. dyke stepped on the bus and demanded a couple children around 6 to 8 years old. as we heard the little boy fainted. >> negotiators have been talking with dyke through a pvc pipe. they are passing food and medicine to the boy. >>> an old problem for san jose. graffiti has gotten much worse and with the recent police department cuts, some fear the tagging is only escalating. taggers covered a railroad overpass and sound walls on both sides of highway 101. it's not only along the freeways. but in neighborhoods as well. now the city is fighting back. >> so the minute they throw it up, we want to get on top of it. there is that psychological angle. not leaving it up so people reaps rewards. >> police spokesman says budget problems forced the department to eliminate the graffiti task force. two officers ran intelli
for his release. fbi negotiators say their strategy is to wear out suspected kidnapper jimmy lee dykes. they have been talking to the 65-year-old through a pipe in the ground. he's accused of kidnapping 5-year-old ethan after storming his school bus. ethan has not been harmed as the hostage standoff goes into fourth day. >>> three stories that we'll be developing later today. secretary of state hillary clinton says her good-byes at the white house in the morning and then gives a farewell address at the state department later in the afternoon. moments later, former senator john kerry takes the oath and the title of secretary of state. >>> meanwhile, keep an eye on vice president joe biden who is in germany meeting with angela merkel. they'll have a midday press conference. how is your friday weekend weather looking? we're looking forward to this weekend. >> super bowl. >> be inside really for that day. >> yeah. if you have to travel. everybody in san francisco very curious what will happen in new orleans. let's talk about the national forecast and break down for what will happen for you
to philadelphia. >>> in allan hoshida, a hostage standoff is now in its fifth day. a 60-year-old man, jimmy lee dykes shot and killed a bus driver tuesday and kidnapped a 5-year-old passenger. police are in constant contact with the man holding the child in hostage in an under ground bunker. >>> a stanford's professor's opinion has angered many in the bay area. it has to do the group's tendency to eat meet. >>reporter: at the san jose festival, revellers are gearing up for the vietnamese new year, which starts next week. it is a very important holiday. >> it's time to celebrate the vietnamese culture. >>reporter: as the new year holidays approach, an opinion column written by a stanford professor is drawing criticism. in the column, he writes that the vietnamese people and aggressive and most wild and domesticated animals in the country have been eaten. >> nobody argues that they eat dogs. a saw a truck pulling up down the road, full of cages with dog heading to -- i don't know want to guess where they were going. >>reporter: he says he brother the column based on personal observations during a
-- in an underground bunker in midland city, alabama. the gunman - jimmy lee dykes - entered a child's school bus. and murdered the driver, before taking a little boy hostage. authorities tonight say, ethan is doing well. he was taken to a hospital to be checked-- he suffers from asperger's syndrome and attention deficit disorder. officials are declining to release details about todays raid. but say, they decided to carry it out because the boy faced imminent danger. after dykes was seen with a gun. still no word on exactly how the gunman died. >> jacqueline: the fog is going to be returning >> jacqueline: the fog is going to be returning bec[ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to get great prices on things you need. you look around for the best deals. that's why we give you real big club card deals each week. right now best foods mayonnaise is just $2.77. so pile it on. pizza is served. digiorno pizza is just $3.88. and here's a treat. dreyer's ice cream is only $2.88. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. growing up,
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that jimmy lee dykes snatched the boy, named ethan, from a school bus late tuesday after shooting the driver dead. dykes allowed the feds to deliver food and toys to the child, and that gave the fbi an opening it was looking for. >> they created an opportunity today, because he was getting more irrational. he was handling the weapon, they say. and they created an opportunity to bring him to the door to accept that delivery, then they threw in the distraction devices, what are commonly called flash bangs. they made a blinding bright light and a huge noise that is very disorienting, and a very small entry team, no more than four hostage rescue members, went in there, engaged dykes, killed him, and then rescued the boy. this probably took seconds. >> ethan was reunited with his family at the hospital. he's said to be doing well tonight. >>> volunteers at a bay area animal shelter say dogs are unfairly being sent to their deaths, instead of being sent to the foster families that want them. they cold kpix 5 reporter sharon chin, speaking up got
was kidnapped last tuesday from a school bus by 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes who neighbors have described as belligerent. mark strassmann is on the scene
seven days underground, the prisoner of jimmy lee dykes, just the two of them inside a bunker four feet wide six feet long and eight feet high. the standoff ended suddenly when the fbi's hostage rescue team distracted dykes with a pair of loud bangs and blinding flashes from stun grenades tossed inside the bunker. they burst through the door on top. the surprise factor was overwhelming and in seconds, ethan, a 5-year-old with asperger's was safe and dykes was dead. >> over the past 24 hours our communications with the subject deteriorated and we were certainly concerned. >> reporter: cbs news learned the fbi got concerned what they saw through a camera inserted into the bunker at some point during the standoff. dykes had grown increasingly agitated and began carrying a gun as he walked inside the bunker. commanders green lighted the raid for the rescue team ending a standoff that began last tuesday when dykes boarded a school bus full of elementary school and demanded two hostages. dykes shot and killed the bus driver and abducted ethan. the boy was taken
. >> a weird story here. jimmy lee dykes is said to be making the child as comfortable as possible. allowing the police to send down cheez-its and a hot wheels car. meanwhile, funeral services were held yesterday for the bus driver he was accused of shooting. >>> nor on the killing of a former navy s.e.a.l. the suspect is now suicide watch. here's ryan owe whens with more. >> reporter: former navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris was such a good shot, he hit a target a mile way. the 48-year-old died at place he should have felt comfortable. this gun range south of dallas. defectives say he died at the hands of a young man he was trying to counsel. officers arrested this 25-year-old former marine, eddie ray ralph after a police chase. they say he turned the gun on kyle and a friend, murdering them both. he knew the stress of combat as well as anyone. he served four deployment, won seven med dallas of bravery and killed more than 150 people. he was the deadliest sniper in military history. >> i love the job, the guys, the camaraderie. >> reporter: on the home front, he became a best-selling author. in hi
bunker through a pipe. those investigators say jimmy lee dykes will have to give up eventually because they're not leaving. >>> d.c.'s chief financial officer is calling it a career retiring at age 72. dr. natwar gandhi will step down june the 1st and mayor gray said he's a big reason for the district's strong financial situation. >>> we are back with a lot more blitz and glitz coverage live from new orleans right after th . >> reporter: welcome back, we're live outside the superdome. i'm kristen berset. this sunday on the field behind me we'll find out who is the champion, the 49ers or the ravens, but we couldn't wait till then. we wanted to see which city has the advantage culturally. here is the tale of two cities. we can talk till our ears bleed about the 49ers and the ravens, jim versus john, ray lewis versus that rookie quarterback, but which city wins the battle of the bay? the city by the bay may have the san francisco treat. >> rice-a-roni, the san francisco treat. >> reporter: but charm city has got some rice of its own. >> hey diddle diddle, up the middle. >> reporter: th
alabama is now a week old today. vietnam jimmy lee dykes now an alleged murderer remained holed up with a 5-year-old he took. >> the flag-dragged coffin carrying the 66-year-old bus driver where family and friends gathered to say good-bye. he was shot several times and killed before the gunman abducted the 5-year-old boy from the bus hchl e's been holding the 5-year-old in a bunker since tuesday. an escort of buses followed him to his final resting place. the school superintendent read letters from the children who rode his bus. poland was also a sunday school teacher. a cousin told me poland and his wife loved being around children. >> he always loved kids. it's not surprising he did what he did. >> reporter: after poland laid to rest people gathered in the city for a prayer vigil. they've been coming here every night hoping the standoff ends peacefully. they continue to speak to him through a ventilation pipe. on sunday they used the pipe to deliver items that the boy requested includes cheez-its and red hotwheels cars. investigators say dykes is making the boy as comfortable as
, waiting for that boy's release. tuesday, 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes is accused of kidnapping the boy and killing the bus driver. ethan is held in an underground bunker and reportedly not been harmed. negotiators have been talking to dykes through a pipe but say there are no signs of progress. >>> it was a dramatic and contentious day of testimony for chuck hagel. nbc's kelly o'donnell has more. >> reporter: john mccain seized on hagel's opposition to the surge in iraq. >> the question is, are we right or wrong, that's a pretty straightforward question. >> well, i'm not going to give you a yes or no anxious. >> reporter: over his 2008 comments related to israel that a quote jewish lobby intimidate lot of people in congress. >> name one person in your opinion who is intimidated by the israeli lobby in the united states senate. >> well first -- >> name one. >> i don't know. >> reporter: hagel was repeatedly pressed by both democrats and republicans to make clear this point on israel. >> i strongly support israel. >> reporter: hagel had on the terror organization, incorrectly referred to
driver. jimmy lee dykes is holding the little boy in an underground bunker. he is letting them sends in medicine and snacks for the little boy and funeral services for the driver was held yesterday. >>> jim kerry will introduce himself and they made connections with leaders around the world. he made phone calls to israeli and palestinians leaders assuring them they will continue to pursue a middle east peace agreement and he also spoke with his counterparts in japan, turkey and mexico. he was sworn in on friday. >>> vice-president joseph biden is in paris for a meeting and this is video of the president and vice-president joseph biden arrived in france in morning. it is part of a european tour and he flies to england later today and he will meet with david cameron later today. >>> happy anniversary facebook. nine years ago today what was once the largest social network was launched at harvard. he made facebook in 2004 and then stamford and yale were also invited in. today there are 1 million facebook account helders all over the work -- holders all over the bay. >>> we are looking at
returning from big bear, a popular skiing area. >>> time now, jimmy lee dykes is still holding a five-year- old boy hostage six days after he kidnapped him from a school bus and killed the bus driver. 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes is holding that little boy in an underground bunker. he is allowing them to send in medicine snacks and toys for the little child. by the way the funeral for the bus driver was held yesterday. >>> people are celebrating the birthday of rosa parks. she would have been 100 years old today. she died in october 2005, best known for refusing to give up her seat to a white passenger and that fueled crippling boycotts and a supreme court ruling against public segregation. >>> and in menlo park, the world's biggest social network is celebrating its 9th anniversary. mark zuckerberg opened the facebook.com to his classmates at harvard and they added stamford columbia why and yale students and -- columbia and yale students all over the world. now it is available in 7 languages. >> -- 70 languages. >>> we have a water rescue going on in san francisco. there was a person i
. this morning, a photo of the man who police said launched a dramatic hostage standoff. jimmy lee dykes has been holding a 5-year-old named ethan against his will in an underground bunker since tuesday. communicating with negotiators through the pipe. >> i looked up and he's talking about threatening to kill us all or something. >> reporter: it all started when dykes stormed onto this school bus, killed the driver and kidnapped the child. >> he said, i'll kill you all. he said, i just want two kids. >> reporter: they were on that bus. they said that dykes got on and gave the driver what appeared to be a gift of broccoli and a note and then demanded two children. >> the bus driver kept saying, just please get off the bus. he said, no. so, he just tried to back up and he pulled out the gun and he just shot him. and he just took ethan. >> reporter: when all of this started, what were you thinking? >> i was shocked. like, i never thought that i would have to go through a shootout. >> reporter: they were able to escape. while dykes ran off carrying little ethan. that's when their mom got the frantic
in midland, alabama with a 65-year-old survivalist named jimmy lee dykes still who willing the five-year-old autistic child hostage in the underground bunker. on day five of this bizarre kidnapping jonathan serrie s on location. authorities just canceled the news conference they planned for right now. any idea why? >> authorities issued a written statement by e-mail saying that they simply did not have any new information to brief. so they canceled the in person briefing that they have been having every night often appearing before the cameras only to say that there is no information to rehe lease. instead, sending out the written statement to news organizations by e-mail, geraldo. >> geraldo: are they still in touch with dykes as far as you know? >> they are, indeed. that was one of the pieces of information that they did release in the written statement tonight say they are maintaining a line of communication 24 hours a day for any time the suspect wants to talk. that line of communication comes in the form of a pvc pipe that serves as an air vent from the surface down into that u
was held after negotiations broke down with 65-year-old jimmy lee do k dykes. a high tech camera was inserted into the bunker to monitor dykes' movements. >> mr. dykes was observed holding a gun. at this point, fbi agents fearing the child was in imminent danger entered the bunker and rescued the child. >> reporter: tonight, jimmy lee dykes is dead. the standoff began last tuesday when dykes boarded a school bus, shot the driver, charles poland, jr., and snatched ethan. the boy, who is believed to have autism, was held captive in the six by eight-foot underground bunker while police and s.w.a.t. teams carefully negotiated through a ventilation pipe. dykes allowed what authority authorities called comfort items to be sent down that pipe. toys, coloring books, potato chips and ethan's medication. police were careful not to anger dykes, believed to be watching news reports in the bunker, and even thanked him at one point. >> i want to thank him for taking care of our child. that's very important. >> reporter: by night, police flew drones over that bunker, looking for signs ethan was
in an underground bunker. the standoff in in its fifth day. negotiators are talking with 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes through aventlation pipe. police say the boy has an electric blanket and dykes allowed officials to send down medication and toys. he killed the driver of a school bus and police aren't speculating on the motive. >>> and now to a murder trial that really has people talking. the victim travis alexander was found shot, stabbed 27 times in his throat was slit from ear to ear. prosecutors say it was the work of a jealous lover, jodi arias, but arias says it was self-defense in that alexander was a sex maniac who threatened her with bodily harm. hln's alexis weed takes a look at what will happen if she's convicted of murder and gets the death penalty. >> jodi arias could join three other women currently sitting on arizona's death row if a jury finds her guilty as charged. a first-degree murder con vikds could land arias in line for what's recently become one of the nation's busiest death chambers. the state carries out all post 1992 convictions by lethal injection and now permits witnesses
his condition. cbs also reports the alleged kidnapper jimmy lee dykes is dead. dykes snatched the little boy last tuesday after he stormed a school bus and killed the driver. he had been holding ethan in an underground bunker on his alabama property ever since. we're standing by for a news conference. we'll bring it to you when it happens. >>> a decorated former marine charged with shooting and killing a former navy seal sniper is now on suicide watch. >> eddie ray routh is in a texas jail held on $3 million bond and now police are trying to determine if he's suffering from trauma from the iraq war. >> reporter: texas guards tasered and confined eddie ray routh sunday night after he became violent inside the jail. he's charged with killing chad thefield and chris kyle at a shooting -- littlefield and chris kyle at a shooting range. the shooting happened saturday at a sprawling gun range outside fort worth. police say routh shot the men multiple times with a semiautomatic gun. he was arrested on a texas highway a short time later. routh's neighbors say they can't understand ho
to monitor the boy and his captor, 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes. >> mr. dykes was observed, was observed holding a gun. at this point, fbi agents fearing the child was in imminent danger entered the bunker and rescued the child. >> reporter: but dykes is now dead. a source tells abc news, authorities used explosives to get into the bunker. >> i can tell you over the past 24 hours, our communications with the subject deteriorated and we were certainly concerned for the safety of the child. >> reporter: the question remains -- why did dykes board a school bus last tuesday, kill the driver, kidnap ethan and bring him below ground. the police said nothing about the motive and said dykes made few demands. now the little boy who has mild autism and adhd will go home to celebrate his 6th birthday wednesday. investigators aren't saying how they were able to get into the bunker to bring ethan out unharmed. rob, diana. >> thank you, marcy. >>> a french director hoping to make a movie about the sandy hook elementary school tragedy will have to find another location. the director wanted to shoot the
bunker where he is hiding. 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes is holding a 5-year-old boy hostage after allegedly grabbing him from a school bus and shooting the driver on tuesday. police say the boy is not hurt and they've been able to give him medicine and coloring books as they continue to negotiate with dykes. >>> president obama's choice to become the next secretary of defense faced some tough questions on capitol hill this morning during his confirmation hearing. republicans grilled chuck hagel on the 2007 surge. he insisted that was not the only issue that defined him. hagel also reaffirmed his support for israeli security and his stance that all options must be on the table to prevent iran from gaining nuclear capability. >>> time to check on business and tech. shares in facebook falling this morning even after the company says it made far more money than investors expected. scott mcgrew, you say investors don't get facebook. >> no, they don't. we've never dealt with a social network that makes $1.6 billion every quarter. there's nothing to compare it to to say, how does faceboo
enforcement. authority assist the gunman could hold out for several more days. his name is jimmy lee dykes. he allegedly grabbed that boy off of a school bus tuesday afternoon after newt chuting and killing the bus driver who was trying to protect the kids. that bunker is located on dykes' property. authorities there have been able to talk to the suspect through a plastic pipe. >>> also an alaska airlines flight landed safely after that pilot simply passed out. an airline spokesman telling us the plane was heading to seattle from los angeles when it had to make an emergency landing in portland late last night. the pilot did regain consciousness before the flight actually landed. a doctor on board was there, fortunately, able to take care of him. at this hour, it is unclear why exactly the pilot passed out. >>> the palo alto police department held a moving ceremony this week to remember an officer killed in the line of duty. there's just one twist. he was killed four decades ago. reserve officer lester cole was hit and killed by a car as he set out flares at an accident 44 years ago today. he w
at the man holding a 5-year-old boy named "ethan" hostage. 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes who neighbors say terrorized thim with verbal threats and guns, has been holed up with the child for four days in an underground bunker while authorities swarm above. the boy was snatched tuesday, after police say dykes stormed a school bus, killing the driver, charles poland. today, the bus was removed from the scene, amid new details of how the children were traumatized. >> the first ones i talked to was 3 or 4, that were standing there in a circle kind of huddled together. and they said they was okay that they just had saw a gentleman get shot. >> reporter: pastor michael senn, who counseled the school children just minutes after the kidnapping, said dykes wanted more than just one child that day. >> he wanted two children between the ages of 6 and 8 from what i understand. >> reporter: and a suspect might have gotten them had the heroic bus driver not intervened, giving his life in the process. dykes has been talking with negotiators through a ventilation pipe and has allowed the boy's medication t
. >> such a weird, scary story here. jimmy lee dykes is said to be making the child as comfortable as possible. allowing the police to send down cheez-its and a hot wheels car. for the youngster. we're told dykes has demanded a reporter be sent down to speak with him. meanwhile, funeral services were held yesterday for the bus driver he was accused of fatally shooting. >>> the latest now on the fatal shooting of former navy s.e.a.l. and author chris kyle and a friend on a shooting range. the suspect apparently suffered mental health issues and is now on suicide watch. here's ryan owens with more. >> reporter: former navy s.e.a.l. sniper chris kyle was such a good shot, he once hit a target a mile way. but tlis plis say a bullet fired at point-blank range is what killed the husband and father of two. the 48-year-old died at place he should have felt comfortable. this gun range south of dallas. defectives say he died at the hands of a young man he was trying to counsel. officers arrested this 25-year-old former marine, eddie ray ralph after a police chase on saturday night. they say he turned th
in midland alabama. 65 year-old jimmy lee dykes has allow negotiators to send medicine for the boy, named ethan. other items include coloring books and toys have been sent into the bucket through a ventilation pipe that leads into the hideout. that incident began on tuesday windbags boarded a school bus and demanded to boys. dykes fight fatally shot the bus driver when he tried to block am who at been abducted even. >> former new york mayor ed koch will be honored at his funeral this morning by former president bill clinton. mr. clinton as serving as representative for president obama at the funeral. the israeli consul general and new york mayor michael bloomberg are also said as begin today's service. air police guard helicopters are expected to fly over this and i got in honor of koch. the former mayor died friday of congestive heart failure at age 88. >> (cheers & applause) ♪ >> that was at halftime show there. beyonce answer critics during halftime performance by singing live with fierce as and confidence. she got a little help from fellow does the child band mates. beyonce saying h
and captor dead. jimmy lee dykes shot and killed school bus driver then took 5-year-old ethan holding in underground bunker. fbi tried to northbound the boy's release for days but agents felt the talk were his days tier 88thing and when they realize that had dyke his a gun today, agents threw open the hatch dropped in a flash grenade then rushed n.dykes killed. ethan was not physically hurt. fbi agents say he was laughing and playing with his family at the hospital tonight. >>> tour bus firm involved in deadly crash in southern california was cited for safety violations. accident in san bernardino county killed 7 people at least 17 others remain in the hospital. company that operated the bus had 22 safety violations during inspections last year including brake and tire problems. investigation into the cause of yesterday's crash continues. >>> pair of suspected thieves face charges tonight for using information from a contra costa county times newspaper holdless to burglarize a home while the owner were his on vacation. the nieves southern california took one million dollars in val
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